Sun, sea, sand and ALCOs... What more do you need?!
The local train to Anuradhapura splits the semaphore signals at the small station of Nagollagama.
The morning commuter train pulls into Mount Lavinia station hauled by one of the distinctive MLW built M4 locomotives - African cabbed (although not in Africa!) MX620s powered with an ALCO 12-251C... (more)
The distant headlight heralds the approach of a train to Kandy's station, with its impressive semaphore signals. The night shift signalman looks on.
One of those rare occasions where the sunlight falls perfectly through the trees.....
Sri Lanka Railways MLW MX620 754 stands in the sidings at Anuradhapura station.
Pocket Sized Coach
A nicely cared for, compact Chinese-built coach for the district engineer in Nanu Oya. I value your comments
Repair in place?
The ever-encroaching jungle has made a good start on reclaiming this coach with a broken back. I value your comments
Passenger train from Badulla to Colombo
Local train from Badulla to Kandy
Night train from Colombo to Badulla
The M5 class locomotives #767, 771, 776, 779, 781, 782 and 775 were fitted with new Caterpillar prime movers. This new locomotive class was called M5C. The class M5C is known to the Sri Lankan rai... (more)